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  • Action Zone Champions Classic August 25, 2016
    The Action Zone Champions Classic football weekend began in 2005 as the signature event of the Abilene Sports Alliance. This football weekend provides a positive game day experience for the teams along with exceptional hospitality and professionalism. Hamlin vs. Anson on Thursday. Cooper High School vs. Keller High School on Friday. Abilene Christian vs. Weatherford […]
  • Dog Days: Canine Heroes August 24, 2016
    Bring your dog and shop Mall of Abilene! Event will honor service dogs and their trainers. Featuring ACCO Farm & Ranch and Abilene Kennel Club. This event restricted for dogs only.
  • After Zoey August 19, 2016
    Direct from the 2015 New York workshop production funded through Cullen and Pursuit Grants, After Zoey, written and directed by Adam Hester, premieres at the ACU Theatre. The romantic musical is filled romance, humor and heartache. Against enormous challenges, Zoey discovers love and a glimpse of eternity.
  • Charlie Hukill's 'The Best Deal' August 13, 2016
    A new series of oil paintings that expresses the relationship between humans and their dogs. The arrangement with dogs has been described as 'the best deal humans ever struck.' We give a dog our leftover time, leftover food, and leftover love, and in return, the dog gives us everything.
  • Children of the World July 7, 2016
    Featuring portraits of children from all around the globe.

New Giraffe Live Feed!

The Abilene Zoo is now providing a live feed so you can watch these not so little guys grow 24/7! To watch visit…/ktxs-and-abilene-zoo-launch-…/43484720



Welcome to Abilene bull riders!

Today we would like to give a huge Abilene welcome to the Youth Bull Riders World Finals! The bull riders will be here from the 3rd to the 6th boosting the economy by approximately $792,000! Kids from ages 4-19 will be competing in this event located at the Taylor County Expo Center focusing on raising awareness for youth bull riding! So grab your boots and make your way over to support these kiddos by showing them what a true Abilene ‘Howdy’ actually is!13920093_10153604953912653_2777297257733589995_o


Abilene welcomes the Texas State 4-H Horse Show this weekend! Come to the @taylorcoexpo to see for yourself why these contestants bring in around $1,656,000 into our economy each year! All is free and open to the public so put your boots on and support this fantastic group!



Tour de Gap

Join us for the 34th annual Tour de Gap! Enjoy a ride through the rolling hills of Buffalo Gap, Texas, relax at the pavilion area, enjoy the food and raffles! All proceed from this event benefit the Big Brothers Big Sisters organization!

(Photo from Tour de Gap website)Tour de Gap

Back Yard Market!

Shop with local vendors all morning and afternoon at the Backyard Market on July 28th at the 23 Junk Street!! Then come back later that night to enjoy live music and food trucks!

(Photo from the 23 Junk Street website)Back Yard Market

The Grace After Dark!

Enjoy screenings of different award winning films from around the world at The Grace After Dark event this Thursday, July 14th! Food trucks will be located outside The Grace Museum from 6:30-8 pm. This outdoor night of films and fun is one you won’t want to miss. Limit: first 100 people only.13614933_10153548215937653_4076716296814995020_n(1)

Some like it HOT!

Join us, July 14th, for the “Some like it HOT” Art Walk!! Bring the entire family to historic downtown where restaurants, shops, museums, galleries and entertainment await you!

4th of July Westex Connect Spectacular!

Celebrate the 4th at the Annual Westex Connect 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular! Gates open at 2 pm with live music by Julia Hatfield, Will Clark Band,Clay Mobley Music and more! Enjoy a BBQ dinner, a children’s firework show and the main event: the fireworks spectacular! #visitabilene #4thofjuly#homeofthefreebecauseofthebrave

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2nd Annual Pay It Forward

This Saturday at noon hightail it to the 2nd Annual Pay It Forward Memorial Ride to honor and celebrate our veterans by placing flags on every grave at the Abilene Veterans Cemetery. Anyone is welcome! IT FORWARD


Make plans to visit Abilene this weekend to the Paramount Productions new interpretation of INTO THE WOODS. Tickets are still being sold. Can’t wait to see you there! THE WOODS

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